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01/08/2019 06A Draft Council Meeting Minutes Approval to\'4\lyy tbxk ik 1 + PPP d g. P A P p P 1 PPi ittYlltYlt.\•.a. BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEM ENT Item No. 6.A. For Meeting of: January 8, 2019 ITEM TITLE: Approval of the minutes from the December 11 , 2018, City Council Business meeting, December 7, 2018, City Council Special meeting and December 10, 2018, meeting notes SUBMITTED BY: Sonya Claar Tee, City Clerk SUMMARY EXPLANATION: See attached. ITEM BUDGETED: STRATEGIC PRIORITY: APPROVED FOR SUBMITTAL: City Manager STAFF RECOMMENDATION: BOARD/COMMITTEE RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Description Upload Date Type 12-7 12/11/ 01 r Me o D 1 -10 12/12/201 ( r Memo D 1 -11 12113/2013 r Mery a 2 q'txitttt xis !k k¢k d�k kkk a, kk kttttnitxaia YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING December 7, 2018 City of Yakima Training Facility --421 E. Chestnut Ave, Yakima 12 noon -- MINUTES 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce. Gutierrez, Council Members Holly Cousens, Kay Funk, Brad Hill, Carmen Mendez and Jason White City Staff: City Manager Cliff Moore,Assistant City Manager Ana Cortez, Communications & Public Affairs Director Randy Beehler and City Clerk Sonya Claar Tee Absent: Council Member Mendez(excused) Guests: Senator Jim Honeyford, Representative Gina Mosbrucker, Representative Bruce Chandler, Representative-El- - ' Cor ' -- - entative lect Je f 'st Luke Esser and Lobbyist Nick Fed ici 2. 2019 State Legisl, a Prio es rie Communications : - •• A ffair •irector •y Beeh - r orted on the ty's state legislative priorities including actively pursue, support and monitor. Senator Honeyford recommended the City may want to investigate a fuel tax on commercial airlines. Representative Chandler reported that Astria plans to convert the Toppenish hospital to a mental health facility. Senator Honeyford reported he is working on a large water bill that would provide reliable funding for water projects, stormwater, flood control, water supply and culverts. He stated this will be on a competitive basis with priority to areas that have water plans such as the Yakima River Basin Plan. He is also working on a bill similar to those in Oregon and California to eliminate the change on daylight savings time. Representative Chandler is working on judicial scrutiny and an oversight board for the Public Defenders Association. City Manager Moore noted the City will spend $1.2 million on indigent defense in 2018 with only$80,000 coming from the state for support. Representative Mosbrucker stated domestic violence and teen suicide prevention are some of her biggest priorities, as well as pro business bills, seatbelts on school buses. Representative-Elect Corry stated his focus will be on helping families in Eastern Washington as well as developing business friendly ways to control health care costs. 3. Adjournment MOTION: Gutierrez moved to adjourn to a City Council Business Meeting on December 11, 2018, at 6 p.m. at City Hall in the Council Chambers. The motion carried by unanimous vote, Page 1 of 2 3 Mendez absent. The meeting adjoumed at 1:29 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR DRAFT Page 2 of 2 4 q'txitttt xis !k k¢k (f::411PC dgk kkk a, kk kttttnitxaia YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL MEETING December 10, 2018 Harman Senior Center, 101 N. 65th Avenue, Yakima 5:30 p.m. MEETING NOTES 1. Roll Call The meeting commenced at 5:35 p.m. Due to an expected quorum of Councilmembers in attendance, the meeting was noticed as a special City Council meeting; however, as a quorum was not reached at the time of the meeting, the special meeting of the full City Council was cancelled and the event proceeded with its scheduled agenda. Present: Council Member Holly Cousens Staff: City Manager Moore,Assistant City Manager Cortez, Interim Police Chief Jones, Police Sgt. Cavin, Community Service Officer Sandino, Parks & Recreation Manager Wilkinson and City Clerk Claar Tee 2. Public Safety For Council Member I use .te he as f this fo er several pe le in her district reached out to her due tot - - - shoo gs in alley.A t City Attorn Schaap discussed the importance of reporting a crime when you see one. Interim Police Chief Jones discussed neighborhood policing and patrolling. Sgt. Cavin and Chief Jones reported on police officer recruitment. Community Service Officer Sandino talked about the following programs: Block Watch, Safe Cam, and the Crime Free Rental Housing program. Parks & Recreation Manager Wilkinson discussed West Valley Park. Several community residents asked questions and made suggestions about lighting and gates at the park.Assistant City Manager Cortez briefed community members about Yak Back. 3. Adjournment The meeting adjourned at 7 p.m. The next meeting will be a City Council Business meeting on December 11, 2018, at 6 p.m. at City Hall in the Council Chambers. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCURATE BY COUNCIL MEMBER DATE Page 1 of 2 5 COUNCIL MEMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR DRAFT Page 2 of 2 6 4b tk, 4a` s p5, ''copy. \\Yt;Ak1AA YAKIMA CITY COUNCIL December 11, 2018 City Hall -- Council Chambers 6 p.m. Business Meeting -- MINUTES BUSINESS MEETING 1. Roll Call Council: Mayor Kathy Coffey, presiding,Assistant Mayor Dulce Gutierrez, Council Members Holly Cousens, Kay Funk, Brad Hill, Carmen Mendez and Jason White Staff: City Manager Moore, City Attorney Cutter and City Clerk Claar Tee 2. Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Coffey led the Pledge of Allegiance. 3. Interpreter Services Mayor Coff introd► -d rge Vill. enor Annou ed interprete ervices are available. 4. Open Dis« .sion f• h • • .f the A A. __ _ . ions Homeless Persons Memorial Proclamation Mayor Coffey proclaimed Friday, December 21, 2018, as Homeless Persons' Memorial Day and Rhonda Hauff, Chief Operating Officer with Yakima Neighborhood Health, accepted it and invited everyone to attend the 14th annual candle light vigil at 5:00 p.m. on December 21, 2018 at the Millennium Plaza. 5. Council Reports A. Council representation on the Greater Yakima Chamber of Commerce Board MOTION: Cousens moved and Mendez seconded to appoint Gutierrez to the Chamber Board. The motion carried by unanimous vote. 6. Consent Agenda Mayor Coffey referred to the items placed on the Consent Agenda, questioning whether there were any additions or deletions from Council members present. There were no changes. The City Clerk read the Consent Agenda items, including resolutions and ordinances, by title. (Items on the Consent Agenda are handled under one motion without further discussion—see motion directly below.) MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Mendez seconded to approve the consent agenda. The Page 1 of 4 7 motion carried by unanimous vote. A. Accept Council Committee minutes B. Approval of the minutes from the December 4, 2018, City Council Business Meeting and November 27, 2018, City Council Special Meeting C. Approve payment of disbursements for the period November 1 —30, 2018 D. Project Completion and Contract Acceptance for Moreno& Nelson Construction - Project 2412 Safe Routes to Schools -Adams &Washington Sidewalks E. Resolution authorizing certain uncollectable parking citations to be written off RESOLUTION NO. R-2018-138,A RESOLUTION authorizing the write-off of certain uncollectable parking citations and penalties for the City of Yakima. F. Resolution authorizing certain uncollectable central accounts receivables to be written-off RESOLUTION NO. R-2018-139, A RESOLUTION authorizing the write-off of certain uncollectable central accounts receivables for the City of Yakima. G. Resolution approving an interlocal agreement with Yakima County for jail services RESOLUT 'N N• --2 1 8-140, RES'TI ON pproving an i rlocal agreement with Yakima Co yforth .r. '•. • Ise H. ' solutio :ut rizins •ro . . e sAgreemen ith HLA Engineering u ing, In. • ovide e 'n ring design, ing, and construction services for the Fair Avenue Sanitary Sewer Main Improvements project RESOLUTION NO. R-2018-141,A RESOLUTION authorizing a Professional Services Agreement with HLA Engineering and Land Surveying, Inc. to provide engineering design, bidding, and construction services for the Fair Avenue Sanitary Sewer Main Improvements project I. Resolution authorizing an Agreement with the YWCA to continue to provide services as a Domestic Violence Victims'Advocate RESOLUTION NO. R-2018-142,A RESOLUTION authorizing an Agreement with the YWCA to continue to provide services as a Domestic Violence Victims'Advocate in accordance with the specific terms and conditions set forth in said Agreement. J. Resolution authorizing a collective bargaining agreement for 2018-2021 with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 469 representing the PERS bargaining unit RESOLUTION NO. R-2018-143,A RESOLUTION authorizing a collective bargaining agreement for 2018-2021 with the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) Local 469 representing the PERS bargaining unit. K. Ordinance amending the 2018 budget and making appropriations from unappropriated balances for expenditure during 2018 (Second Reading) Page 2 of 4 8 ORDINANCE NO. 2018-054, AN ORDINANCE amending the 2018 budget for the City of Yakima; and making appropriations from Unappropriated Fund Balances within various funds for expenditure during 2018 for various purposes described in the attached Schedule. 7. Public Comment None. DEPARTMENT ITEMS 8. Ordinance adopting a 2019 Budget for the City of Yakima Assistant City Manager Cortez briefed Council on the budget ordinance. The City Clerk read the ordinance by title only. MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Mendez seconded to pass the ordinance. The motion failed by a 4-3 vote, Coffey, Cousens, Hill, and White voting no. Council Member Cousens stated in light of the financial challenges the City continues to experience, particularly inadequate reserves, the City must be disciplined. MOTION: Cousens moved and Hill seconded to accept the 2019 budget with one exception, eliminate the Public Education Fire Captain position and transfer the salary savings to reserves. MOTION: Mendez moved and White seconded to amend the motion and remove the two positions created for the clean cities program. Assistant City Manager C - lied I - . positit for th re filled positions that can no nger b. leis i I BG ' A . and st be paid ou f the general fund. The motion to a •nd fail: by • , Co , I- sen Gutier , Hill and White voting no. During i 'uncil d' us .n, . ncil ill r e a point of der that it is inappropria for C. cil •tuber• , b' ostile a staff. Mayo offey stated the point is well taken. - - . e dis . sion, Coffey . e members sho refrain from criticizing past actions of the group.After additional Council discussion, the motion carried by a 5-2 vote, Mendez and Funk voting no. The City Clerk read the ordinance by title only. ORDINANCE NO. 2018-055, AN ORDINANCE adopting a budget for the City of Yakima, Washington, for the year 2019; and making appropriations for estimated expenditures. 9. 2018 Affordable Housing Report Council Member Mendez stated she thought the Council was going to have a study session on this item. Council Member Cousens stated this was her motion from several months ago to have a report; however, she prefers a study session. MOTION: Mendez moved and Hill seconded to have an affordable housing study session sometime in January. The motion carried by a 6-1 vote, Funk voting no. MOTION: Hill moved and Cousens seconded to eliminate this agenda item. The motion carried by a 5-2 vote, Gutierrez and Funk voting no. CITY MANAGER UPDATE 10. Resolution announcing Council Business meeting schedule for 2019 Page 3 of 4 9 City Manager Moore introduced the resolution. The City Clerk read the resolution by title only. MOTION: Funk moved and Gutierrez seconded to adopt the resolution. The motion carried by unanimous vote. RESOLUTION NO. R-2018-144, A RESOLUTION adopting the City Council 2019 regular business meeting schedule. 11. Other Business Council Member Mendez reminded Council that the Association of Washington Cities Legislative Action Days are in February and to let staff know if you plan to attend. City Manager Moore noted typically three members attend. Council Member Cousens reported on the public safety forum held the night before. 12. Adjournment MOTION: Gutierrez moved and Hill seconded to adjourn to the next City Council regular meeting on January 8, 2019, at 6 p.m. at City Hall. The motion carried by unanimous vote. The meeting adjourned at 6:45 p.m. CERTIFICATION READ AND CERTIFIED ACCDURATE BY RAE EMBER DATE ATTEST: CITY CLERK MAYOR Page 4 of 4